Daily Archives: June 4, 2014

Claire Jones

Lithuania looks set to become the 19th member of the euro in January 2015 having met all the requirements demanded by the European Commission. Were the Baltic state to join the single currency, as is widely expected, that would trigger a big change in the way the European Central Bank’s governing council votes on monetary policy. Read more

Emily Cadman

It’s official: money can buy you happiness. Or more precisely, having money to spend can.

That’s the conclusion from a new piece of analysis by the ONS which looks at how household spending correlates with self-reported levels of well being in the UK. Read more